In a previous article1 it was pointed out by Fox and associates that nasal allergic conditions occur which, because of their subclinical character, go unrecognized as of allergic nature. These borderline nasal allergies occur in persons who have or have had other frank allergic manifestations and who come from allergic families. Further, these patients reveal cutaneous sensitivity to particular proteins, especially inhalants, and respond to hyposensitization with these proteins.
One of the syndromes described consisted of nasal obstruction, occurring usually on one side or the other, i. e., intumescence, especially bad during sleeping hours, associated with postnasal drip and accumulation of mucus in the pharynx on arising. It was pointed out that the patients had a pharyngeal lymphoid diathesis, diffuse in children and lateral in adults.
To this picture we wish to add other symptoms and the oral findings characteristic of these patients, who present a similar type of hyperplastic